Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Austin, Texas

$77,852
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,713
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin, Texas is $77,852.
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$58k
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MEDIAN $77,852
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Salary
$58k - $99k
Bonus
$515 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$994 - $2k
Total Pay
$58k - $104k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Skills in JavaScript and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, C++ Programming Language and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,844 based on 15 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,969 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,956 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,038 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,259.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (26.8% more) and New York, New York (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 160 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.4%
Early Career
64.4%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
3.1%